Diversity among Big Ten head coaches

College Park, MD- As diversity in sports becomes a more prominent issue, Power 5 conferences are beginning to make strides in the coaching ranks. Head Coaches Mike Locksley and Marisa Moseley reflect on their experiences as Black head coaches in…

Morgan State University alumnus donates $20 million

Baltimore, MD- Morgan State University recently received a $20 million donation, the largest given by an alumnus. The money will provide scholarships for students who demonstrate financial need. 

Maryland lawmakers are close to adding HBCU funding

The bill would provide $577 million to Maryland’s four HBCUs over about 10 years.

Howard is the HBCU making headlines during College basketball’s offseason

WASHINGTON – Blakeney and Howard drew headlines around the country when five-star recruit Makur Maker chose the Bison over the likes of UCLA, Kentucky, and Memphis back in July. The Bison landed their second high-profile player this summer when Purdue…

House aiming to mandate funding for Maryland HBCUs

Amid settlement talks between Gov. Larry Hogan and alumni from Maryland’s four historically black institutions, the House of Delegates will hold a hearing Friday on legislation which would force the governor to appropriate over $16 million for each university, starting in 2021.

Legislators ask governor to increase HBCU funding

Maryland’s historically black colleges say there are inequalities when it comes to being properly funded by the state. A senate committee heard testimony on a bill REQUIRING the Governor to include additional for the state’s HBCU’s in his budget.

Morgan State Only HBCU to Receive Additional State Funding for Faculty

Maryland’s historically black colleges need more funding to assist in transitioning adjunct professors to full-time faculty, members of the Legislative Black Caucus said Thursday morning in Annapolis. The Black Caucus requested an additional $2 million for each of Maryland’s four…

In Equality Trial, University System Says Historically Black Schools Protected

In a six-week trial that ended Thursday over whether Maryland shortchanges its historically black universities, the state argued that it has given these schools fair funding as well as special consideration in recent years.